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End GCC crisis as it harms regional security: Tillerson

End GCC crisis as it harms regional security: Tillerson

Rex Tillerson, in Kuwait for a meeting of the US-led coalition fighting the Islamic State group, said the United States was working to settle the Gulf dispute.

'Bigger White House role expected in solving Gulf crisis'

'Bigger White House role expected in solving Gulf crisis'

Some activity is expected from the White House in the next few months regarding the GCC dispute as US President Donald Trump seeks a speedy resolution to the nearly eight-month-old crisis, a senior US embassy official has said.

Trump's renewed reconciliation calls 'could help solve Gulf crisis'

Trump's renewed reconciliation calls 'could help solve Gulf crisis'

Renewed calls for reconciliation from US President Donald Trump could help rekindle hopes for a speedy and immediate resolution of the Gulf crisis, according to an expert in Middle East affairs.

US praises Qatar ties, calls for ending Gulf crisis

US praises Qatar ties, calls for ending Gulf crisis

The US on Tuesday praised Qatar for its counterterrorism efforts and highlighted the strong relations between the two countries, while also stressing the need to work towards a solution to end the Gulf crisis.

Qatar World Cup on track despite boycott, says FM

Qatar World Cup on track despite boycott, says FM

HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister said Qatar's economy was now growing much faster than anticipated and the huge gas exporter was well prepared to withstand the crisis in relations with its neighbours.

Qatar sees stampede for gas projects to help beat crisis

Qatar sees stampede for gas projects to help beat crisis

HE Dr. Mohamed bin Saleh al-Sada said that Doha had seen unprecedented interest from oil majors as Qatar seeks to expand its gas capacity to 100 million tonnes a year.

Agency affirms Qatar currency ratings despite Gulf crisis

Agency affirms Qatar currency ratings despite Gulf crisis

Qatar’s ratings are supported by the country’s substantial economic wealth, Capital Intelligence says, adding the country is the world’s third largest producer of natural gas.

Saudi, UAE accused of orchestrating Gulf crisis

Saudi, UAE accused of orchestrating Gulf crisis

A controversial member of the Qatari royal family, who was allegedly held against his will in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has accused Saudi Arabia and the UAE of orchestrating a months-long Gulf crisis in order to seize Qatar's wealth, Al Jazeera reported.

Qatar-UK joint squadron to secure skies during 2022 World Cup

Qatar-UK joint squadron to secure skies during 2022 World Cup

A joint Qatar-UK operational squadron will play a vital role in securing the skies during the FIFA 2022 Qatar World Cup, HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Defence Affairs Dr Khalid bin Mohamed al-Attiyah has said.

Gulf crisis: UN official supports Kuwaiti mediation

Gulf crisis: UN official supports Kuwaiti mediation

Miroslav Lajcak, the president of the 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly, was interacting with a gathering at Doha Institute for Graduate Studies.

Blockade is a barbaric act against people: FM

Blockade is a barbaric act against people: FM

HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani has accused countries which have imposed a blockade on Qatar of treating the Qatari people in a "barbaric" manner.

'Qatar not to retaliate against siege countries'

'Qatar not to retaliate against siege countries'

Qatar will not seek retaliation for the measures taken by the siege countries since the Gulf crisis broke out on June 5 last year, Foreign Ministry spokesperson HE Lulwah al-Khater has said.